Dominik Hauser is originally from Switzerland and earned a masters degree in music from the Jazz School in St. Gallen Switzerland. He is a composer and also performs as an individual, including work with jazz-funkers The Ruleless. He relocated to LA in 1996 to focus on film scoring and began working in the film industry composing for independent films. Hauser was chosen to participate in the prestigious ASCAP film-scoring workshop in 2000 and was a semifinalist at the Young Film Composer Competition in 2002. His credits include many Hollywood blockbuster movies including Chronicles of Riddick starring Vin Diesel and Aeon Flux starring Charlize Theron.